Inequality & Vulnerabilities

The poor and those lacking in autonomy, opportunity and protection are typically considered vulnerable. Among those classified as such are informal workers, migrants, refugees, the elderly, people with disabilities and children. Various circumstances – such as conflicts and pandemics – can create new vulnerabilities, as can targeted assistance or protection.

In light of the recent earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria with devastating consequences, this webinar will address the issue of humanitarian aid, its politicization, its securitization, and the alternative solutions that exist. More specifically, it will aim to answer the following questions: To watch the webinar: click hereContinue Reading

Nestled in Tunisia’s capital, the Spain Street market operates as an informal one, offering affordable goods to the working classes while vendors enduring daily encounters with the police. Behind this apparent chaos lies a tightly organized system sustained by tribal solidarity. What attracts these vendors to Spain Street? Why didContinue Reading

Agriculture is the only economic sector that did not enter into recession in 2020. This is partly thanks to the work of vulnerable rural women. Their demands for safe means of transport to and from work, as well as equal pay, social security, health insurance, and decent and secure workingContinue Reading